Most first-time visitors to Perth say the same thing - why didn't I know how good it was?
Outdoor pool, oversized rooms and amazing art; The Westin has several things going in its favour.
As The New York Times declares Perth one of the places to go this year, check in with the city's new stadium and suite of new precincts as well as its classic architecture.
The intelligently and carefully-conceived QT Perth is exactly what the Fremantle Doctor ordered.
With the mining boom over, Western Australia is placing a new focus on tourism, with Perth at the centre of its efforts.
Perth's famous beach precinct and its landmark 1980s hotel have undergone much-needed makeovers.
If you don't mind the smaller room size, the hotel's location is definitely a win for visitors to the city.
Western Australia's capital is one of the most isolated cities on earth, separated from Australia's other major cities by the vast, desolate Nullarbor Plain. But this hasn't stopped Perth from becoming a popular destination, home to great weather, stunning beaches and surrounded by natural beauty. Visit Rottnest Island for a day of snorkelling or fishing or watch a spectacular sunset from Cottesloe Beach.